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Job Ability Information
Job Samurai
Type SP Ability  
Level Obtained 96
Description Allows you to evade special attacks. Grants a weapon skill damage bonus that varies with the number of special attacks evaded.
Duration 00:00:45
Recast 01:00:00
Cumulative Enmity Volatile Enmity
Command /ja "Yaegasumi" <me> 
Job Points
Category Yaegasumi Effect Ranks Available 20
Effect of each Rank Increase TP bonus by 30.


  • Physical abilities are evaded, magical and breath abilities land, but do 0 damage.
  • Enfeebling effects from magical and breath abilities can still take effect.
  • Grants 500 TP for every ability evaded.
  • 20% Weapon Skill Damage increase per ability evaded.
  • 60% Weapon Skill Damage cap.
  • The Weapon Skill Damage +% from Yaegasumi increase is calculated after WSD +% in gear.
  • Some unique abilities can not be mitigated
    • Tyrant Tusk (HP 50%-), 1000 Needles, Tarsal Slam, etc
  • Does not avoid AoE auto attacks from monsters like Iron Giants or Narakas